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QLD Premier Visits Our Indooroopilly State High School

ADCO was pleased to welcome Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to our Indooroopilly State High School site on Saturday. The Premier walked the site and spoke to staff and press about the upcoming pipeline of school construction work, which will provide hundreds of jobs for Queenslanders. ADCO began the first stage of Indooroopilly SHS early last year, and was completed in time for Term 1, 2020. The $12m, three-storey learning centre offers 16 learning spaces, two design studios, two science laboratories and three multimedia learning areas, designed by Hayball Architects for Queensland Government. ADCO was subsequently tasked with building the second...

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Contract to Build St Albans Leisure Centre Awarded to ADCO

ADCO is delighted to have been awarded the design and construct contract for the new St Albans Leisure Centre Replacement (Health and Wellbeing Hub) project for Brimbank City Council, in Melbourne’s west. The $55 million contract will see demolition of the current St Albans Leisure Centre and the construction of the new Health and Wellbeing hub, which will feature a 50-metre, 10-lane swimming pool, a learn-to-swim pool, warm water recovery pool, aquaplay area and two water slides, a 24-hour gym, a wellness centre, a community program room and meeting and function rooms In addition to sporting and leisure features, the...

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ADCO to Build $10.5M Trade Training Block for Ashmore Tafe

ADCO is pleased to be Builder of Choice for Ashmore TAFE’s new $10.5 million trade training block in Brisbane, on behalf of the Queensland Department of Employment, Small Business and Training. Recently, we were pleased to welcome Queensland Minister for Employment, Small Business and Training the Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP to site. The minister took a walk around the site and met with a number of TAFE Queensland apprentices who will be the first to make use of the Gold Coast learning facility once open in January next year. When complete, the training facility will offer contemporary, world-class training facilities...

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ADCO Completes Holiday Inn Express at Sydney Airport

ADCO’s Holiday Inn Express project at Sydney Airport is now complete and we are pleased to have handed over the keys to our client, Pro-invest Group. Streamline in both design and concept, the hotel’s amenities lean toward the convenient and practical, catering to business travellers and short-term stays due to proximity to Sydney Domestic Airport The hotel spans nine levels, including one basement level, offering 247 hotel rooms and 98 parking spaces accessed via a car lift. Other amenities include a gym, laundry, a full-functioning commercial kitchen, a bar with several lounge areas, buffet station and meeting room. Built over...

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ADCO Selected to Complete $8M Geraldton Health Campus Forward Works

ADCO is pleased to have been selected to undertake the Forward Works Package for the Geraldton Health Campus, WA. On the 4th June 2020, Premier Mark McGowan and Health Minister Roger Cook both turned the first sod to mark the beginning of this stage of construction on the health facility’s overall $73 million upgrade. Our involvement in Forward Works will see the carpark expanded and additional access road, ambulance entry and main entry demolition and reconfiguration.

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ADCO to Build $22 Million Gallery and Artists’ Residence for Riversdale Masterplan

ADCO was named head contractor for Bundanon Trust’s Riversdale Masterplan – a striking, $22 million site redevelopment on the estate of one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, Arthur Boyd. The project will showcase Boyd’s art and create a haven for artists on the banks of the Shoalhaven River. NSW Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services and Member for Kiama Hon Gareth Ward MP and Federal Member for Gilmore Hon Fiona Phillips MP announced ADCO as builder for the significant cultural project. With a completion date planned for late 2021, construction will see a new, state-of-the-art subterranean gallery, auditorium, restaurant,...

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Engineering Milestone Reached at Pimpama Sports Hub

This week, ADCO reached an engineering milestone at Pimpama Sports Hub, with the first spliced truss spanning 37 metres erected. Since beginning on site last year, we have erected the roof cover over the netball centre, and made huge strides on courts, carparking, intersection and roadworks. The aquatic centre is also coming together well, with the main pool hall substructure complete — this allows for the erection of the roof structure. The 50-metre pool is also taking shape, including the aquatic hydraulic reticulation. Due for completion in 2021, the sports precinct will offer an aquatic centre with multiple pools, netball...

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ADCO Announced as Builder for $55M Aquatic Centre in Sydney

ADCO is incredibly pleased to be Builder of Choice for Waves Aquatic Centre, in Sydney’s north-west suburb of Baulkham Hills. The Hills Shire Council yesterday announced that ADCO had been chosen to redevelop the much-loved community pool into an elite sporting facility, in a rigorous selection process. When finished late next year, $55 million aquatic centre will offer locals a FINA-approved 50-metre, 10-lane Olympic swimming pool, a 25-metre indoor learn-to-swim pool, a 20-metre warm water pool, gym and fitness centre, spa and sauna facilities, in addition to a new reception, retail facilities, off-street parking and clubhouse. With over 40 schools...

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ADCO Heads Midland Saleyards Redevelopment

ADCO is pleased to be Builder of Choice for Midland Saleyards, a mixed retail and industrial development that will include the largest Bunnings Warehouse in WA. Backed by extensive project experience in the industrial and large format retail sectors, ADCO gladly took on the $17 million development for client Aigle Royal Developments, which will include a new light industrial, large format retail and commercial area, with frontages planned for both Clayton Street and Lloyd Street, in the Perth suburb of Midland. Located on the site of the former historic Midland Saleyards WA livestock centre, which had serviced the state’s railways...

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Market Square Shopping Centre Project Enters the Home Stretch

ADCO’s $45 million retail development at Market Square Shopping Centre, Sunnybank, is coming to life in Brisbane. Last week, ADCO achieved Practical Completion of Stage 1, which gives a portion of tenants’ access to start fitting out their tenancies. Future separable portions will involve the expansion of a separate, existing building and further work to the main shopping centre building. The next notable milestone is reaching final Certification for Stage 1, due which is due at the end of May. This will allow tenants to open and commence trading. The highly complex project has required ADCO to work in a...

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